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An image from the animated two-minute video of Baillie Redfern's thesis on whale barf and perfume. By: Jorge Cham PHD Comics

Ready. Set. Go. The Three Minute thesis is back

Mar. 11, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed, University News | Tags:

UBC holds the Three Minute Thesis competition, where graduate students condense their thesis into a three-minute talk.

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UBC experts for B.C. budget analysis

Feb. 19, 2013 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

UBC experts are available for commentary on today’s B.C. budget, which is expected around 2 p.m.

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Social Media and Health: The Good, the Bad and the Possible

Feb. 1, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed

The Peter Wall Institute presents a public forum on social media and health

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Idle No More demonstration at the First Nations Longhouse on Jan 3. Photo by: Thane Bonar

Idle No More Teach-in at UBC

Jan. 30, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

UBC First Nations House of Learning hosts Idle No More Teach-in

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Just for one day: UBC’s popular community courses on campus begin winter session

Jan. 24, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed, University News | Tags:

One Day @ UBC offers community members a chance to experience university in a single day. Participants learn about a subject that piques their interest from UBC’s star faculty and instructors.

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UBC Engineering hosts two competitions this week showcasing students’ design ingenuity

Jan. 23, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , ,

From all-terrain, remotely operated vehicles to concrete toboggans, UBC engineering students are competing this week in two competitions for marks and bragging rights. Media are invited to cover both events.

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Opening of Vij’s Kitchen at UBC

Jan. 14, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed

UBC will celebrate the opening of Vij’s Kitchen – a teaching and learning space in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems.

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UBC Public Affairs holiday hours

Dec. 24, 2012 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed

UBC’s Public Affairs Office will be closed on statutory holidays and will provide limited service on Dec. 27, 28 and 31.

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UBC experts comment on North Korea’s rocket launch

Dec. 12, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , ,

UBC experts on North Korea are available to comment on its launch of a rocket into space.

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UBC experts available to comment on Enbridge, Keystone and Kinder Morgan pipeline debates

Dec. 7, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC researchers can provide expert commentary on three proposed pipeline projects that would carry Alberta bitumen to U.S. and foreign markets. Next week the Joint Review Panel of the National Energy Board re-opens hearings for the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline.

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